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1954 Baltimore Orioles (MLB)

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W-L Record: 54-100 .351
Rank: 7th in American League
Run Differential: 483-668 -185
Roster Continuity 55.10% 14/16
Manager(s): Jimmy Dykes
General Manager: Art Ehlers (1954-09-13), Paul Richards
Location: Baltimore, Maryland
Ballpark: Memorial Stadium
Attendance: 1,060,910 7/16
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

First Base Coach: Frank Skaff
Pitching Coach: Harry Breechen
Third Base Coach: Tom Oliver
American League Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
11143.721--
10351.6698.0
9460.61017.0
6985.44842.0
6886.44243.0
6688.42945.0
54100.35157.0
51103.33160.0
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeDiffGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
5Bobby Young2B29   43243106
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244454421938.245.329.331660.086.211.2620.78108.0143499
18Cal AbramsOF30   42367124
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251472674615.293.400.421821.128.291.3360.9370.5178506
32Chuck DieringOF31   41835108
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29375657410313.258.349.311660.053.177.2931.02209.0130491
6Billy HunterSS26   41128100
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27542138213414.243.281.304585.061.114.2611.81205.5125451
11Clint CourtneyC27   39725107
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372130734310.270.323.360683.091.169.2650.2399.3143437
4Vern Stephens3B33   36531104
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460317360474.285.311.403714.118.156.2932.1245.6147393
40Bob Kennedy3B33   3233781
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4521284303516.251.306.359665.108.198.2691.5453.8116359
3Eddie Waitkus1B34   3113588
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330128251638.283.341.383724.100.186.3000.89155.5119349
8Dick Kryhoski1B29   3003278
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3400192425410.260.305.327632.067.130.2761.26300.098330
16Gil CoanOF32   2652974
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209416171321.279.320.351671.072.151.2901.06132.593287
17Jim FridleyOF29   2402559
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3601214122113.246.311.371682.125.208.2811.9560.089266
15Sam MeleOF31   2301755
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3210182604412.239.290.378668.139.222.2461.4446.087256
2Jim BrideweserSS27   2041854
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0121115271115.265.317.319636.054.127.3031.80--65222
10Les MossC29   126731
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0050014160103.246.321.270591.024.135.2821.14--34141
20Vic WertzOF29   94519
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130011170011.202.283.245528.043.160.2341.5594.023106
27Don LarsenP24   88622
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4005150202.250.290.409699.159.216.2923.0088.03695
33Bob TurleyP23   81811
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005102230600.136.157.160317.025.062.19011.50--1389
35Joe ColemanP31   74413
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5103220402.176.208.297505.122.176.2207.3337.02281
1Chico Garcia2B29   6267
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0500830010.113.211.177388.065.194.1170.38--1171
9Ray MurrayC36   61415
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0200250101.246.270.344614.098.131.2682.50--2164
28Duane PilletteP31   5357
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003005180610.132.203.151354.019.113.1943.60--865
23Lou KretlowP33   5118
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0001005190400.157.232.157389.000.098.2503.80--860
43Joe DurhamOF22   4049
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300470000.225.295.300595.075.175.2501.7540.01244
7Frank Kellert1B29   3437
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00100540000.206.308.265573.059.206.2330.80--939
14Don LenhardtOF31   3325
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00100390101.152.222.182404.030.121.2083.00--637
20Bob ChakalesP26   2228
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00100020201.364.364.409773.045.045.400----924
21,37Howie FoxP33   1614
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00100010000.250.250.313563.063.063.267----516
34Mike BlyzkaP25   1512
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000000060100.133.133.133266.000.000.222----216
19Dick KokosOF26   1012
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100430001.200.429.500929.300.700.1670.7510.0514
2Neil BerrySS32   911
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000000120000.111.200.111311.000.111.1432.00--110
15Bob KuzavaP31   700000000040100.000.000.0000.000.000.000----08
22,24Dave KosloP34   300000000020000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----03
24Billy O'DellP22   300000000020000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----03
26Marlin StuartP35   300000000030000.000.000.0000.000.000-----03
24Vern BickfordP33   100000000010000.000.000.0000.000.000-----01
18Dick LittlefieldP28   100000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----01
Batting Totals185752064831309195495245130314676342109944131.251.311.338649.086.176.2751.36100.117585816
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeDiffWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
33Bob Turley23   14153.46353514000247.11781069571811855101.456.490.266.606.741.02
35Joe Coleman31   13173.50333215400221.11841028616961031001.277.490.653.914.191.07
27Don Larsen24   3214.37292812110201.2213106981889802001.509.490.803.973.560.90
28Duane Pillette31   10143.12252511100179.01587962967663001.267.940.453.373.320.99
23Lou Kretlow33   6114.3732205020166.216983811282822001.509.110.654.424.421.00
20Bob Chakales26   373.743860028389.1814337843441001.398.190.814.354.451.02
34Mike Blyzka25   154.713700017186.1834845251351001.568.690.215.343.660.69
21,37Howie Fox33   123.653800023273.2803330234273001.549.730.244.143.280.79
26Marlin Stuart35   124.502200019238.1462319215131001.6110.890.473.553.080.87
15Bob Kuzava31   134.1344000023.2301111011151001.7111.250.004.135.631.36
24Billy O'Dell22   112.8172104016.115750560001.258.440.002.813.381.20
22,24Dave Koslo34   013.2131001014.120751330001.6412.860.641.931.931.00
18Dick Littlefield28   0010.503000106.08770650002.3312.000.009.007.500.83
24Vern Bickford33   019.001100004.05540100001.5011.250.002.250.000.00
38Jay Heard34   0015.002000003.16551320003.0018.003.009.006.000.67
21Ryne Duren25   009.001000002.03320120002.0013.500.004.509.002.00
Batting Totals541003.88310154586968137312796685927868866820101.438.380.514.514.380.97
Fielding Statistics
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Clint CourtneyC1115395368.9900.00
Les MossC381591654.9720.00
Ray MurrayC2183913.9890.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Eddie Waitkus1B78618480721.0000.00
Dick Kryhoski1B6959152552.9920.00
Frank Kellert1B9742061.0000.00
Don Lenhardt1B2133001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Bobby Young2B1272993101576.9760.00
Chico Garcia2B245744415.9620.00
Jim Brideweser2B19393768.9270.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Vern Stephens3B961021861019.9660.00
Bob Kennedy3B71811311410.9380.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Billy HunterSS1242493333276.9480.00
Jim BrideweserSS48671031022.9440.00
Neil BerrySS567021.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Chuck DieringOF1193301766.9830.00
Cal AbramsOF115248661.9770.00
Gil CoanOF67148150.9680.00
Jim FridleyOF67132120.9850.00
Sam MeleOF6297541.9620.00
Vic WertzOF2747521.9630.00
Bob KennedyOF2140010.9760.00
Joe DurhamOF1022020.9170.00
Don LenhardtOF790001.0000.00
Dick KokosOF130001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Bob ChakalesP388951631.8752.12
Howie FoxP3873319031.0002.70
Mike BlyzkaP378641710.9552.20
Bob TurleyP3524773511.9771.53
Joe ColemanP33221154135.9492.28
Lou KretlowP32166430021.0001.84
Don LarsenP29201143413.9802.15
Duane PilletteP25179124324.9652.77
Marlin StuartP223848001.0002.83
Billy O'DellP71605001.0002.80
Bob KuzavaP42302001.0000.78
Dave KosloP31411001.0001.28
Dick LittlefieldP360000.0000.00
Jay HeardP2301001.0002.90
Vern BickfordP1401001.0002.25
Ryne DurenP120000.0000.00


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